UA Board establishes online university, authorizes planning for new institution

FORT SMITH – The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas today approved the creation of a new online university named the University of Arkansas System eVersity and dedicated to serving adult students who are unable to access traditional higher education campuses. The board endorsed a proposal advanced by UA System President Dr. Donald…

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Board of Trustees to Meet at UAFS

LITTLE ROCK – The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas will meet Thursday and Friday, March 20 and 21, in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. Thursday’s meetings will begin at 10:00 a.m. and Friday’s meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. Click here…

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Governor Names Harriman to UA Board

Governor Mike Beebe today named Morril Harriman of Little Rock to the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees. “Morril has been my best friend and most trusted ally throughout my political career,” Beebe said. “It comes as no surprise that he wants to continue his public service, and I am confident that the U of…

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UA System ranks 48th in number of patents received in 2012

The University of Arkansas System tied for 48th among the world’s top 100 universities for the number of U.S. utility patents received in 2012. UA System universities received 34 patents for inventions by researchers, according to the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association, which compiled the list from data obtained from…

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Board of Trustees to Meet Jan. 23-24

The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas will meet Thursday afternoon and Friday, January 23 and 24, in the Hospital Lobby Gallery of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. Thursday afternoon’s meetings will begin at 1:00 p.m. and Friday’s meetings will begin at 8:30 a.m. The full agenda is available on the…

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Board of Trustees to meet Nov. 21-22

The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas will meet Thursday afternoon November 21 and Friday November 22 in the Calvin R. Ledbetter Jr. Assembly Hall of the Donaghey Student Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The committee meetings will begin at 1:30 p.m. on Thursday afternoon with the regular session…

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UA Board of Trustees to Meet This Week

The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas will meet Thursday afternoon, September 12, Friday, September 13, and Saturday morning, September 14 in the H.L. Hembree Room (#203) of Willard J. Walker Hall at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. The committee meetings will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Thursday afternoon with the regular session…

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Board of Trustees to Meet By Phone July 24

The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas, via telephone conference, on Wednesday, July 24, 2013. The Buildings and Grounds Committee will meet at 9:00 a.m. and a regular session of the Board will follow. Click here to view the agenda of the meetings. The media and other interested persons may observe the proceedings…

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Sabo Named Director of Arkansas Archeological Survey

LITTLE ROCK – Dr. George Sabo III, a professor of anthropology and environmental dynamics at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, will be the next director of the Arkansas Archeological Survey (AAS), a division of the University of Arkansas System. Sabo, who has served as an archeologist with the survey for more than 30 years, will…

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UA Board to meet May 22-23; Fiscal Committee call set for May 21

LITTLE ROCK – The Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas will meet Wednesday, May 22, at the UA Division of Agriculture Rice Research Center and Thursday, May 23, at the Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas Grand Prairie Center in Stuttgart. The Fiscal Affairs Committee will meet via telephone conference at…

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